Operations
Global - human rights

Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action

15/09/1995Policies, Guidelines, Jurisprudence
The Platform for Action imagines a world where each woman and girl can exercise her freedoms and choices, and realize all her rights, such as to live free from violence, to go to school, to participate in decisions and to earn equal pay for equal work.
Global - VAW

UNGA Declaration on the Elimination of Violence Against Women 48/104 (1993)

20/12/1993Policies, Guidelines, Jurisprudence
This landmark declaration directly addresses, in its Article 4, that States should condemn violence against women and should pursue by all appropriate means and without delay a policy of eliminating such violence.

Explore the Facts: Violence Against Women | UN Women

01/01/2018Official Data, Facts, Statistics
This fantastic interactive platform exposes the various forms of abuse that women endure.
Global - VAW

White Ribbon Campaign | EIGE

01/01/2018Grassroots, Advocacy, Campaigns
Men and boys wearing the White Ribbon declare that they will never commit, excuse, or remain silent about men's violence against women. White Ribbon is one of the world’s largest male-led campaigns to end men’s violence against women.

CEDAW General Recommendation No. 35 on Gender-based Violence Against Women

14/07/2017Policies, Guidelines, Jurisprudence
25 years after recommendation No.19 on VAW, this document complements and updates the guidance to States parties and elaborates on the gender-based nature of this form of violence.
Global - elderly women

Femicide Volume 8: Abuse and Femicide of the Older Women | ACUNS Vienna

01/11/2017Studies, Analyses, Reports
  The abuse and femicide of older women is one of the most widespread unpunished crimes. This volume aims to analyse the ways in which women, over the age of 55, are psychologically and physically mistreated around the globe.